Lockheed Martin Aircraft Vehicle Systems/Mission Systems Field Service Engineer, F-35 Program in Bethesda, Maryland

Description: This position will be located in Iwakuni Japan. The successful candidate will relocate in-country to Japan for a minimum of two (2) years and will act as part of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics technical interface to the on-site customer (Operations and Maintenance) in resolving issues arising from maintenance or modification activities for all matters dealing with the F-35 aircraft. The preferred candidate will be a Vehicle Systems/Mission Systems Subject Matter Expert (SME) or be an emerging authority who has the skill set to accomplish analysis of Air Vehicle systems.

Other job responsibilities include attending debriefings as required to aid in the rapid identification of emerging issues that would require company intervention to avoid aircraft downtime. Fully and completely document all unusual operational/maintenance problems to support identifying emerging failure trends. Initiate Action Requests (AR). Identify unique operational problems that require technical, procedural or quality assurance actions to resolve. Provide on-site assistance to company and customer personnel initiating ARs. Provide training to customer personnel. Must be willing to work and interact with all level of personnel from maintainer communities to engineers and other companies. Candidates must be able to work with and communicate well both orally and written in a team environment as this position involves significant interface with customer personnel at all levels. Candidate must be a self starter and have the ability to establish and maintain a library of technical documentation. Manage and track multiple engineering and logistic support activities, providing periodic status to the customer and program management team.

Must be willing to travel and go on Temporary Duty Assignments (TDY's) as required to support customer requirements

US Department of Defense (DOD) mandated vaccinations may be required depending on deployment locations

Travel to hazardous locations may be required

Must be willing to work any shift including weekends to support customer needs

Candidates must have a Final Transferable Secret security clearance.

Candidates must be able to attain and maintain a US DoD Top Secret clearance.

Must be able to obtain F-35 Special Program Access. Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that will requires special access.

Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum 4 years aircraft experience with either Vehicle Systems (APG), Mission Systems (Avionics)

- Military aircraft maintenance experience

Desired Skills:

- Technical Report writing

- Airframe & Power plant (A&P) license

- F-35 or F-22 LO / Structures experience

- Knowledge of CATIA & System/Software Engineering Environment (S/SEE)

- Previous Field Service FSE/REP experience

- Military Fighter Aircraft experience

- Knowledge of CATIA & System/Software Engineering Environment (S/SEE)

- Experience with drawing/schematics reading and interpretation

- Fault Isolation and problem analysis experience at the sub-system level



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